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Roderick Harold Hurton

In memory of:

Flying Officer Roderick Harold Hurton

May 12, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/9854

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

268 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

April 2, 1920
Glenboro, Manitoba

Enlistment:

June 4, 1940
Winnipeg, Manitoba

Son of Roderick George and Nellie Hurton, of Glenboro, Manitoba.

Commemorated on Page 173 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NEWMARKET CEMETERY (SUFFOLK)
Suffolk, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Plot P. Grave 418.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of RODERICK HAROLD HURTON– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of RODERICK HAROLD HURTON– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Submitted  for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Photo of Roderick Harold Hurton– Research indicates his squadron specialized in photo-reconnaissance missions and was probably flying a Mustang II at the time he was shot down. Since he crashed in England returning from a mission there has been a lingering question if he was a victim of friendly fire.

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